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Grammar Error Presentation

Priya, Nitu, Nicole
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Priya Nechikat

on 3 December 2013

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2) I like to run. It's a great way to exercise.
Grammar and Writing Strategy
Sentence Fragments
Fused Sentences
Works Cited:
"Identifying Independent and Dependent Clauses." Purdue OWL. N.p., n.d. Web. 7 Oct. 2013.
Common Grammar Errors

By: Priya Nechikat, Nitu Sharma, Nicole Morgan
Argument and Rhetorical Patterns of Organization
Sentence Fragments, Fused Sentences, & Run-on Sentences
According to Purdue, a fused sentence is a compound sentence that has been punctuated incorrectly.
Incorrect
1. I have class at 8 I am
so tired that I might not go.
These errors can be corrected using periods, commas, semicolons, etc.
1. I have class at 8, but I am so tired that I might not go.
2. Mariam is my best friend she is
a free spirit she and she loves
to dance.
2. My best friend, Mariam, is a
free spirit who loves to dance.
Run-On Sentences
3. The girls weren't friends they
were just classmates
3. The girls weren't friends, they were just classmates.
"Effective Writing Practices Tutorial - Run-on Sentences." Effective Writing Practices Tutorial - Run-on Sentences. Northern Illinois University, 2007. Web. 09 October 2013.

Correct
"Holy Run-On Sentences Batman!" Cheezburger, Inc.,
2013. Web. 09 Oct. 2013.

"Welcome to the Purdue OWL." Purdue OWL: Sentence Fragments. N.p., 21 Feb. 2013. Web. 08 Oct. 2013.
Incomplete sentence
- Phrase that is part of a main sentence

Remove period and combine sentences
1) Coming tomorrow.

Examples
3) One can major in different subjects. Which
are biology, business, and engineering.
Examples:
Incorrect:
Correct:
1. Everyone is afraid of failing English they don't realize that it's a fun class.
1. Everyone is afraid of failing English. They don't realize that it's a fun class.
2. Today has been a rainy day everyone's wearing boots.
2. Today has been a rainy day. Everyone's wearing boots.
3. Polly drives her car to the store her children sitting in the back seat.
3. Polly drives her car to the store. Her children are sitting in the backseat.
Incorrect
Who was involved?
What happened?
When did it occur?
Where did it occur?
Why did it happen?
How did it come about?
A. Subject development organization-used in narrative writing
B. Compare and contrast
C. Cause and effect
D. Problem and Solution
E. Narration
F. Description

"Rhetorical Organization | SEA - Supporting English Acquisition." Rochester Institute of Technology. N.p., n.d. Web. 9 Oct. 2013.
" Google Image Result for http://evridikidakos.edublogs.org/files/2012/06/english-joke-dont-for-doughnut-17aug47.png." Google. N.p., n.d. Web. 9 Oct. 2013.
Correct
1) I'm coming tomorrow
2) Running is a great way to exercise.
3) One can major in different subjects, some of which are biology, business, and engineering.
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